Let he who would move the world, first complete an environmental impact assessment and a 90-day public comment period. Environmental Impact Assessment is the process of identifying the likely environmental, social, economic, cultural, health-related impacts and risks associated with a … Continue reading The EIA Draft Notification, 2020: A(nother) step towards the dilution of the environmental regulatory regime
INTRODUCTION One of the most pressing issues affecting the international community today is the issue of climate change. Increased carbon dioxide emissions, coupled with the release of water vapour, nitrous oxide, methane and chlorofluorocarbons, have led to the greenhouse effect. … Continue reading Climate Change Law – From the Kyoto Protocol to the Present Day and Beyond
On 22nd May 2018, Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) in the Tamil Nadu state of India, turned violent when protest demanding the closure of Vedanta’s Sterlite Copper unit entered in a clash between the protestors and the police, killing 11 people. These protests … Continue reading Dereliction of Public Consent in EIA: The Sterlite Plant Controversy
Human beings across the globe have gradually developed sensitivity towards the concept of sustainable development and have started using the natural resources cautiously. We, in some or the other form, have made efforts to save each and every component which … Continue reading Right to environment calls for justice!!
Protectionism involves any attempt by a country to impose restrictions on trade in goods and services. Countries resort to protectionism in ways that are not obvious and meddle with the forces of a free market (demand and supply) for the … Continue reading The Guise of Climate change and Protectionist Trade Laws
“What a nice day! Let’s go somewhere to relax…” Somewhere can mean anywhere, but usually by using the word “relax”, people tend to think in nature. Beautiful landscapes, fresh air, cute animals; who would not be attracted to that? There … Continue reading Visiting a National Park